Congratulations to our young fencers who earned medals in the adult Cobra Regional Open Circuit!
- Nathan Vaysberg – Gold in Div1A out of 95 fencers & A2017
- Mark Dolgonos – 7th out of 50 in Div2
- Daniel Gaidar – 8th in Div2 and E2017
Bravo, Romain Cannone, for 3rd place at the Young Lions Junior World Cup in Espoo, Finland! We wish him good luck at World Championships.
We’re happy for Alan Temiryaev who made the USA Cadet National Team! Now let’s get ready for World Championships!
Finally, congratulations to the NYFA Youth Challenge #4 medalists – Results and to our youth fencers who brought home medals from the NSFC Youth event – Results
Nathan Vaysberg (left) – Gold in Div1A at Cobra ROC
Mark Dolgonos 7th, Daniel Gaidar 8th (right) in Div2 at Cobra ROC
Romain Cannone (right) 3rd Junior World Cup Young Lions Espoo 2017
Boost your training at our epee fencing camps! Registration is open for February’s Winter Break and April’s Spring Break Day Camps, as well as our popular Summer Sleep-Away Camps in August. Space is limited. Sign-up early for the best rates.
DAY CAMPS: Click here for more information & registration
- WINTER BREAK: FEBRUARY 20-24: Early deadline is 2/9
- SPRING BREAK: APRIL 10-14: Early reg deadline is 3/31
SLEEP-AWAY CAMPS: Click here for more information & registration
- SESSION 1 AT STORM KING, NY: AUGUST 3-12
- SESSION 2 AT PERK, PA: AUGUST 13-22
- Early reg deadline is 3/28 for both sessions
NYFA Summer Fencing Camp
- December 25th is our Member Holiday Party! It starts at 3 and there will be lots of food, fun, and parent fencing! RSVP to Anton or Marina.
- December 26-30 is our Winter Camp where we’ll be preparing for the January NAC. All of our best athletes are attending and we invite everyone to join us!
- December 31-January 2 we will be closed. Happy New Year!
Congratulations to our fencers for their recent top results:
Michael Mogilevich – 3rd & B2016 in Cadets at Boston RJCC
Peter Kambeseles – 7th in Y14 at Windy City SYC in Chicago
Metro Div JO Qualifier:
- Andrew Mufel – 1st and qualified in Juniors & Cadets
- Joshua Shuster – 1st and qualified in Cadets
- Ethan Kushnerik – 2nd and qualified in Juniors & Cadets
- Daniel Gaidar – 3rd and qualified in Juniors & Cadets
Brentwood Holiday Invitational – NY high school tournament
- Bennett Cohen – 1st for second year in a row
- Matthew Ko – 3rd
Michael Mogilevich, 3rd and B2016 at Boston RJCC
Bennett Cohen 1st and Matthew Ko 3rd at Brentwood Holiday Invitational high school tournament
Congratulations to Romain Cannone for taking 6th place out of 184 fencers in the Mémorial de Martinengo Junior World Cup in Bratislava, Slovakia!
Romain Cannone (3rd from right) – Top 8 in the Men’s Epee Junior World Cup in Bratislava, Slovakia
Congrats also to our top 32 fencers at the December NAC in Richmond, Virginia:
- Nathan Vaysberg – 10th in Div IA
- Alan Temiryaev – 25th in Div I
NYFA December Tournaments include the Metro JO Qualifier. Sign-up:
NYFA Winter Camp early registration ends December 15th. Register now:
WORLD & SYC RESULTS:
Congratulations to our 5 athletes who competed in the Klagenfurt Cadet European Cup in Austria. We are very proud of how well they represented the USA and NYFA!
Men’s Epee Individuals (239 fencers):
- Alan Temiryaev – Bronze. Alan’s first world event!
- Nathan Vaysberg – 33rd. Nathan’s first world also.
- Anton Chmut – 37th. Both Nathan and Anton went undefeated in pools and were 1 step away from Top 32.
- Bennett Cohen – 156th. We know Bennett definitely has it in him to do better next time!
Men’s Epee Team (40 teams):
- Anton Chmut, Alan Temiryaev – Bronze
- Nathan Vaysberg – 4th. Both Alan and Nathan were anchors and did great jobs for their teams.
Women’s Epee Individual (213 fencers):
- Jaclyn Khrol – 163rd. At just 13, Jackie is our youngest fencer to make the traveling team. This was her first world event and there’s surely much more to come from Jackie in the next 4 years in Cadets.
Let’s wish the best of luck to Anton, Nathan, Alan, Bennett and Anna Lanzman at the next world event in France in November!
Alan Temiryaev – Bronze Klagenfurt Cadet
Anton Chmut, Alan Temiryaev – Bronze Cadet Team Klagenfurt
Congratulations also to our medalists at the Ben Gutenberg Memorial SYC:
- Nadia Gaberkorn – Silver in Y14 and Bronze in Y12
- Jack Kambeseles – 8th in Y14
NEW NYFA WEAR:
Shirts: Members represent Coney Island & the best fencing club in NY!
Warm-Ups: New Under Armour warm-ups are available to order now for $130/kids set; $140/adults set; $80/jacket only.
Nadia Gaberkorn – left, Y14 Silver, Y12 Bronze
NYFA Loves Coney Island!
UPCOMING NYFA TOURNAMENTS: Click here for Events & Registration on Askfred. Don’t miss the Nov 20th NYFA Youth Challenge #3 (Y8/10/12/14) + Juniors. Youth points are awarded at each Challenge and the top 4 results of the season will count, so you still have a chance to win our sharp Championship Trophies!
Congratulations to our athletes for their recent top results:
- Romain Cannone – Bronze in Team (France) and Top 16 in Individuals at the Junior World Cup in Riga, Latvia
- Anton Chmut – Silver in Juniors at Cobra RJCC
- Sam Bekker – Bronze and A2016 in Juniors at Cobra RJCC
- Melanie Dolgonos – 5th in Cadets at Cobra RJCC
- Ethan Kushnerik – Gold in Y14 at Daugherty SYC
- Mark Dolgonos – 5th place in Y14 at the Daugherty SYC
- Click here for these and more recent Top 8 results
Other Club News:
- NYFA Cadets – Good luck to Anton, Jackie, Nathan, Alan, and Bennett who will represent the US in Klagenfurt, Austria this weekend!
- NYFA Youth – We earned the most Gold SYC medals (18) in the US in 2015-16! For total SYC medal count, we ranked 3rd nationally. Source: National Fencing Club Rankings
Romain Cannone Bronze Junior Team World Cup Latvia
Ethan Kushnerik Gold Mark Dolgonos 5th Daugherty SYC
Anton Chmut Silver, Sam Bekker Bronze Cobra RJCC
NYFA’s USA Cadet Team
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New York Fencing Academy is pleased to announce that Yarik Ponomarenko has joined our staff as Epee Coach!
Click here for Coach Ponomarenko’s Bio
New York Fencing Academy has hosted the most local epee events of any Metro NYC club for the last 4 years. We’re proud to contribute to what National Fencing Club Rankings called the “significant growth in local and regional events underwritten by the explosive growth in epee since 2010-2011.” “New York Fencing Academy opened in 2010 in Brooklyn and has seen its epee fencer-events grow from 154 in 2010-11 to 897 in 2015-16.” “Manhattan Fencing Center, Fencers Club, and New York Fencing Academy accounted for about 71% of fencer-events generated in 2015-2016.” Fence Epee, Fence NYFA!
Click here for NYFA’s upcoming epee tournaments on Askfred.net
Click here for National Fencing Club Rankings full report on Metro NYC fencing club events
Congratulations to Ethan Kushnerik, 2016 Pan American Youth Champion!
Ethan Kushnerik, 2nd from left, wins the
2016 Pan American Youth Championship 2016
Congratulations to NYFA fencers who medaled in several local and regional competitions as well. Click here for our other recent Top 8 Results
New York Fencing Academy is also proud to be named Fencing Club of the Year and ranked #1 in 10 categories!
- #1 National Youth Women’s Epee Podium Medal Points
- #1 National Youth Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
- #1 National Youth Women’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
- #1 National Youth Women’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
- #1 New York State Youth Women’s Epee Podium Medal Points
- #1 New York State Youth Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
- #1 New York State Youth Women’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
- #1 New York State Youth Men’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
- #1 New York State Youth Women’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
- #1 New York State Youth Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
source: National Fencing Club Rankings
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Tagged #1 epee club, best epee club in NY, fencing brooklyn, fencing club of the year, fencing club rankings, NY FENCING, pan american championship, youth fencing
- Thanks to more than 80 fencers who came from the US, Canada, and France to make our summer sleep-away epee fencing camp the biggest on the East Coast!
- Thanks to our team of coaches – Misha Mokretsov (NYFA), Slava Zingerman (NYFA), Arpy Horvath (Vivo), Sergei Danilov (Alliance), Tim Svydnitsky (Toronto), Yakov Danilenko (Medeo), Dima Krupp (IFA) – and to our camp staff for their hard work.
- Congratulations to all the medalists in our camp tournaments, six of whom earned new ratings.
- Check out many more memories here:
Facebook 2016 Sleep-Away Camp Event, photo album, and Instagram
- We plan to make the 2017 NYFA Summer Sleep-away Epee Fencing Camps even better and bigger! See you next summer!